Welcome to the Bag It Resource Center

In addition to the tools and resources found in the Bag It bag, we’ve developed this comprehensive online Resource Center designed to be your starting point when you’re researching any of the many topics related to a cancer diagnosis. The Bag It Resource Center is continuously evaluated and updated to ensure we’re providing easy access to the best resources available.

Clinical Trials

ASCO Cancer.net PRE-ACTShort videos about all aspects of clinical trials

ASCO Cancer.net Clinical TrialsGeneral information about clinical trials

Clinical Trials.govGovernment database lists publicly and privately supported clinical trials

Resources by Cancer Type

see this Multiple Cancer Types

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Oncolink

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

American Cancer Society all cancer types

 

buy accutane 20 mg Blood Cancers – Lymphoma, Leukemia, Myeloma

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) CLL Society

American Cancer Society – leukemia

American Society of Hematology – leukemia

The National CML Society – Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Lymphoma Research Foundation

American Cancer Society – lymphoma

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation

American Society of Hematology – lymphoma

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation

American Society of Hematology – Myeloma

American Cancer Society – multiple myeloma

 

Brain Cancer

National Brain Tumor Society

American Brain Tumor Association

Brain Tumor Network – navigation services

American Cancer Society – brain and spinal cord

 

Breast Cancer

American Cancer Society – breast

Susan G. Komen

Share Cancer Support

BreastCancer.org

TLC – Tender Loving Care: hair loss and mastectomy products (Service of American Cancer Society)

Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

 

Gynecologic Cancers – Cervical, Ovarian, Uterine/Endometrial, Vulvar, Vaginal

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

Cervivor – cervical cancer

American Cancer Society – endometrial cancer

American Cancer Society – uterine sarcoma

Foundation for Women’s Cancer – cervical, ovarian, peritoneal, vaginal, vulvar, uterine/endometrial

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition – Ovarian Cancer Resource Guide for Newly Diagnosed Women

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

TLC – Tender Loving Care – hair loss and mastectomy products (Service of American Cancer Society)

Share Cancer Support – ovarian and breast cancer support

 

Genitourinary Cancers – Bladder, Kidney, Testicular, Prostate

American Bladder Cancer Society

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

American Cancer Society – bladder

American Cancer Society – kidney

Kidney Cancer Association

American Cancer Society – testicular

Testicular Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Guides

Zero – The End of Prostate Cancer

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network

Urology Care Foundation – bladder, kidney testicular, prostate, penile, urethral cancers

Gastrointestinal Cancers – Liver, Pancreatic, Colorectal, Gastric/Stomach

American Cancer Society – liver

American Liver Foundation

Lustgarten Foundation-pancreatic

Colon Cancer Alliance

Fight Colorectal Cancer

American Cancer Society – colorectal

American Cancer Society – stomach

Gastric Cancer Foundation

Hope for Stomach Cancer

Debbie’s Dream Foundation

 

Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society – lung

lungcancer.org – a program of CancerCare

Lungevity

American Lung Association

Lung Cancer Alliance

Lung Cancer Research Foundation

 

Melanoma

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance

American Cancer Society – melanoma

Melanoma Research Foundation

Aim at Melanoma

 

Transplant

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network

Be The Match – Bone Marrow Transplant

 

Oral and Head & Neck Cancers

American Cancer Society – esophageal

Esophageal Cancer Action Network

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancers

The Oral Cancer Foundation

 

Thyroid Cancer

American Cancer Society -thyroid

ThyCa:Thyroid Cancer

 

Less Common Cancers

American Cancer Society – general info about family Cancer Syndromes

GIST Support International

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation – bile duct cancer

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation – carcinoid neuroendocrine cancers

Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network

Ocular Melanoma Foundation

A Cure in Sight – ocular melanoma

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Myeloproliferative neoplasm

The Life Raft Group – GIST: gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Sarcomas and Bone Cancers Sarcoma Foundation of America

Sarcoma Alliance – Bone Cancer

Sarcoma Alliance – Soft Tissue Cancer

 

Hereditary Cancer or Family Cancer Syndromes

F.O.R.C.E. Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered – hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS)

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons – hereditary colorectal cancer

Hereditary Colon Cancer Takes Guts

Lustgarten Foundation

Sharsheret-breast or ovarian cancer diagnosis or increased genetic risk in young Jewish women

Prostate Cancer Foundation – family cancer risk

Colorectal Cancer Alliance – family history

Lynch Syndrome International – Lynch Syndrome

Legal Rights, Workplace, Advance Care Planning

Legal Rights

Triage Cancer – education on practical and legal issues that may impact those with cancer and their caregivers

The Americans with Disabilities Actlegal rights for those with disabilities such as cancer

Patient Advocate Foundationlaws and protections in healthcare and employment

Cancer Legal Resource Centerinformation about legal rights regarding employment, health care, and government benefits

Cancer Legal Resource Center Patient Legal Handbookinformation about cancer-related legal issues from diagnosis through survivorship

 

Advance Care Planning

Cancer Legal Resource Centertools to ensure your healthcare wishes are carried out

American Cancer Societygeneral information about different advance health care directives

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)Putting Your Health Care Wishes in Writing

Five Wishesadvance care planning program

Cancer Legal Resource Center Patient Legal Handbook

Workplace

Cancer and Careersempowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in the workplace

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commissionenforces Federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination

Family Medical Leave Actentitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job- protected leave for specified family and medical reasons

Cancer Legal Resource Center – information about legal rights regarding employment, health care and government benefits

The Americans with Disabilities Act – federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities such as cancer

Cancer Legal Resource Center Patient Legal Handbookinformation about cancer-related legal issues from diagnosis through survivorship

Parenting and Fertility

Parenting and Cancer

Cancer Support Community

American Cancer Society – Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer

Kids Konnectedfriendship, support and toolkits for children of a parent or caregiver with cancer

CancerCare for Kidsfree workships, booklets, counseling, support groups for parents and children of all ages

Cancer Books

What Do I Tell the Kids (Cancer Support Community) – discussing cancer with children

When Someone You Love Is Being Treated For Cancer (download PDF, eReader or Kindle) – talking with children of different ages

Yale Cancer Center Book List for Families and Children – Cancer Treatment, Grief and Loss

 

Fertility

The OncoFertility Consortiumfertility options for cancer survivors

Livestrong Fertilityunderstanding fertility risks and options with a cancer diagnosis

Side-Effects

CancerCarebooklets and podcasts on coping with side effects from cancer treatment

ASCO Cancer.Netdescriptions of side effects and how to cope with them

Cancer.Net Mobile Appan app to track side effects from cancer treatment

ASCO Answers Palliative Care (download PDF)

Springboard Beyond Cancerhow to manage side effects

National Cancer Institute Chemotherapy and Youdiscusses side effects from chemotherapy (download PDF, ePub, Kindle formats)

National Cancer Institute Pain Control: Support for People With Cancer

National Cancer Institute Radiation Therapy and Youside effects from radiation therapy (download PDF, ePub, Kindle formats)

Pearlpointmanaging side effects

Patient Resource – Managing Cancer Pain (download PDF)

Cook for Your Life – healthy cooking for those touched by cancer

Pearlpoint Nutrition Consultation – (no charge)

National Cancer Institute Eating Hints – Before, during, and after cancer treatment (download PDF, ePub, Kindle formats)

ASCO Cancer.netTypes of Complementary therapies to manage side effects

ASCO Cancer.netlong-term side effects of cancer treatment and how to manage them

National Cancer Institute – late side effects of cancer treatment and how to manage them

Pearlpoint Survivorship Handbooklate and long-term side effects

U.S. Pain Foundation

ASCO Answers Managing Cancer Painunderstanding and managing cancer pain (download PDF)

ASCO Answers Palliative Care (download PDF)

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Healthdefinitions and research about complementary and integrative health methods

National Cancer Institute Pain Control: Support for People With Cancer

Patient Resource – Managing Cancer Pain (download PDF)

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

ASCO Cancer.netTypes of Complementary Therapies to manage side effects

Supportive Care—Emotional Support, Palliative Care, Complementary & Integrative Therapies

Emotional Support

CancerCareonline support groups and counseling

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Cancer Support Communityface to face, phone and online support options

Imerman Angelsone on one cancer support

Cancer Hope Networkone on one cancer support

 

Grief

CaringInfogrief and loss

Yale Cancer Center Book Listhelping the family cope with grief

Palliative Care

Get Palliative Carerequest palliative care to relieve symptoms and stress and improve your quality of life

ASCO Answers Palliative Care (download PDF)

CaringInfo – Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

ASCO Answers Managing Cancer Painunderstanding and managing cancer pain (download PDF)

National Cancer Institute Pain Control: Support for People With Cancer

Patient Resource – Managing Cancer Pain (download PDF)

 

Complementary and Integrative Therapies

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Healthdefinitions and research about complementary and integrative health methods

CancerCare Meditation app – for iPhone

American Cancer Society Complementary and Alternative Medicinedefinitions and use in cancer care

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health-Pain: Considering Complementary Approaches (eBook)

Survivorship

National Cancer Institute’s Facing Forward – Life After Cancer Treatment (download PDF, epub or Kindle formats)

Cancer Support Communitymultiple support options

Imerman Angelsone on one cancer support

Cancer Hope Networkone on one cancer support

Pearlpoint – nutrition by cancer type

My Lifeline (part of Cancer Support Community)tool for online connection with family and friends

Healthy Lifestyle, American Institute for Cancer Research

Prevent Cancer Foundationfamilies and children

Livestrong at the YMCA

Palliative Careinformation about how to request palliative care to relieve symptoms and stress and improve your quality of life

Cancer Today Magazine

Recursos en Español (Spanish Resources)

CancerCare for Kidsfree workshops, counseling, support groups for parents and children of all ages

AZ Law Help – legal assistance

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Cook for Your Lifehealthy cooking for those touched by cancer

ThyCa:Thyroid Cancersupport for those with thyroid cancer

CaringInfo – advance directives, talking with children, palliative care, grief & loss

State Resources

Have a resource in your state that you’d like us to include? Email Joyce Palasek and let us know.

Arizona

Community Information and Referral Services –  Linking individuals and families to vital community services throughout Arizona.

Cancer Survivors Circle of Strength of ArizonaVolunteer community bringing support to those touched by cancer

The SingletonsPractical support for those battling cancer

UA College of Nursing Community Cancer ConnectionsListing of resources and services focused on improving the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors and their families

Assistance in Healthcare ArizonaFinancial assistance

Check for a LumpDirect assistance with free wigs and mammograms

Tucson Cancer ConquerorsHealthy cancer survivorship with a focus on exercise, nutrition, education, and support

 

Arizona Oncology FoundationIntegrative and supportive services for those affected by cancer

Arizona Department of Health ServicesResources and information for those with cancer and their families

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of ArizonaResources and support for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer

Teal It Up Ovarian Cancer  – Comfort bags and pet therapy for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer

AZ Law HelpLegal assistance for medical, insurance, and disability

Arizona Myeloma NetworkSupport for those diagnosed with myeloma and their families

Cancer Support Community PhoenixSupport groups, education, social connections, healthy lifestyle

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